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CSP Enhancements

CSP Enhancement Activity Job Sheets

"Enhancement" means a type of conservation activity used to treat natural resources and improve conservation performance.

Enhancements are installed at a level of management intensity that exceeds the sustainable level for a given resource concern, and those directly related to a practice standard are applied in a manner that exceeds the minimum treatment requirements of the standard.

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Air Quality Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
AIR03 Replace burning of prunings, removals and other crop residues with non-burning alternatives KS-AIR03 (PDF; 28 KB)
AIR04 Use drift reducing nozzles, low pressures, lower boom height, and adjuvants to reduce pesticide drift KS-AIR04 (PDF; 32 KB)
AIR06 Replacing oil- and wood-fired heaters in orchards and vineyards  
AIR07 GPS, targeted spray application (SmartSprayer), or other chemical application electronic control technology  

Animal Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
ANM01 Drainage water management for seasonal wildlife habitat KS-ANM01 (PDF; 29 KB)
ANM02 Defer crop production on temporary and seasonal wetlands KS-ANM02 (PDF; 28 KB)
ANM03 Incorporate native grasses and/or legumes to 15% or more of the herbage dry matter productivity KS-ANM03 (PDF; 33 KB)
ANM04 Extend existing filter strips for water quality protection and wildlife habitat KS-ANM04 (PDF; 30 KB)
ANM05 Extending riparian forest buffers for water quality protection and wildlife habitat KS-ANM05 (PDF; 32 KB)
ANM06 Extending existing riparian herbaceous cover for water quality protection and wildlife habitat KS-ANM06 (PDF; 29 KB)
ANM07 Extending existing field borders for water quality protection and wildlife habitat KS-ANM07 (PDF; 29 KB)
ANM08 Improve the plant diversity and structure of non-cropped areas for wildlife food and habitat KS-ANM08 (PDF; 29 KB)
ANM09 Grazing management to improve wildlife habitat KS-ANM09 (PDF; 30 KB)
ANM10 Harvest hay in a manner that allows wildlife to flush and escape KS-ANM10 (PDF; 28 KB)
ANM11 Patch-burning to enhance wildlife habitat KS-ANM11 (PDF; 28 KB)
ANM12 Shallow water habitat  
ANM13 Non-forested riparian zone enhancement for fish and wildlife KS-ANM13 (PDF; 31 KB)
ANM14 Riparian forest buffer, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife habitat KS-ANM14 (PDF; 32 KB)
ANM15 Forest stand improvement for habitat and soil quality KS-ANM15 (PDF; 33 KB)
ANM17 Monitoring nutritional status of livestock using the NUTBAL PRO System  
ANM18 Retrofit watering facility for wildlife escape  
ANM19 Wildlife corridors KS-ANM19 (PDF; 31 KB)
ANM20 Silvopasture for wildlife habitat KS-ANM20 (PDF; 31 KB)
ANM21 Prairie Restoration for Grazing and Wildlife Habitat KS-ANM21 (PDF; 29 KB)
ANM22 Restoration and Management of Rare or Declining Habitats KS-ANM22 (PDF; 44 KB)
ANM23 Multi-species Native Perennials for Biomass/Wildlife Habitat KS-ANM23 (PDF; 33 KB)
ANM24 Upland forest wildlife structures KS-ANM24 (PDF; 28 KB)
ANM25 Stockpiling of forages to extend the grazing season KS-ANM25 (PDF; 30 KB)
ANM26 Managing calving to coincide with forage availability  

Energy Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
ENR03 Pumping plant powered by renewable energy  
ENR05 Locally grown and marketed farm products  

Plant Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
PLT01 Establish pollinator habitat KS-PLT01 (PDF; 31 KB)
PLT02 Monitor key grazing areas to improve grazing management KS-PLT02 (PDF; 37 KB)
PLT03 Forest stand improvement pre-treating vegetation and fuels KS-PLT03 (PDF; 30 KB)
PLT04 Forest Stand Improvement, Prescribed burning  
PLT05 Multi-story cropping, sustainable management of nontimber forest plants KS-PLT05 (PDF; 30 KB)
PLT06 Renovation of a Windbreak, Shelter Belt or Hedgerow for Wildlife Habitat KS-PLT06 (PDF; 31 KB)
PLT07 Hardwood Crop Tree Release KS-PLT07 (PDF; 29 KB)
PLT08 Habitat Development for Beneficial Insects for Pest Management KS-PLT08 (PDF; 29 KB)
PLT10 Intensive Management of Rotational Grazing KS-PLT10 (PDF; 30 KB)
PLT11 Conifer Crop Tree Release KS-PLT11 (PDF; 29 KB)
PLT12 Patch harvesting to improve degraded hardwood stands  

Soil Erosion Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
SOE01 Continuous no till with high residue KS-SOE01 (PDF; 27 KB)
SOE02 Protection of Cultural Resource  
SOE03 Continuous No Till Organic System KS-SOE03 (PDF; 27 KB)

Soil Quality Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
SQL01 Controlled traffic system  
SQL02 Continuous cover crops KS-SQL02 (PDF; 28 KB)
SQL03 Drainage water management for nutrient, pathogen, or pesticide reduction KS-SQL03 (PDF; 30 KB)
SQL04 Use of Cover Crop Mixes KS-SQL04 (PDF; 39 KB)
SQL05 Use deep rooted crops to breakup soil compaction KS-SQL05 (PDF; 30 KB)
SQL06 Conversion of cropped land to grass-based agriculture for biomass or forage production and wildlife habitat KS-SQL06 (PDF; 30 KB)
SQL07 Forest Stand Improvement for Soil Quality  

Water Quality Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
WQL01 Biological Suppression and Other Non-chemical Techniques to Manage Brush and Invasive Species KS-WQL01 (PDF; 31 KB)
WQL03 Rotation of supplement and feeding areas  
WQL04 Plant Tissue Tests and Analysis to Improve Nitrogen Management KS-WQL04 (PDF; 71 KB)
WQL06 Apply controlled release nitrogen fertilizer KS-WQL06 (PDF; 28 KB)
WQL07 Split nitrogen applications 50% after crop emergence  
WQL08 Apply split applications of nitrogen based on a pre-sidedress nitrogen test on cropland KS-WQL08 (PDF; 58 KB)
WQL10 Plant a cover crop that will scavenge residual nitrogen KS-WQL10 (PDF; 43 KB)
WQL11 Precision application technology to apply nutrients  
WQL12 Managing livestock access to water bodies/courses  
WQL13 High level Integrated Pest Management to reduce pesticide environmental risk KS-WQL13 (PDF; 28 KB)
WQL14 Land Application of Treated Manure  
WQL15 Reduce the concentration of nutrients on farm by limiting the amount of feed and fertilizer brought on livestock farms  
WQL16 Use of legume cover crops as a nitrogen source KS-WQL16 (PDF; 54 KB)
WQL17 Use of non-chemical methods to kill cover crops  
WQL18 Non- Chemical Pest Control for Livestock  
WQL19 Transition to Organic Grazing Systems  
WQL20 Transition to Organic Cropping Systems  
WQL21 Integrated Pest Management for Organic Farming  
WQL22 On-farm composting of farm organic waste  
WQL23 Protection of sensitive areas on winter grazing land KS-WQL23 (PDF; 29 KB)

Water Quantity Enhancements
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
WQT01 Irrigation system automation  
WQT02 Mulching for moisture conservation  
WQT03 Irrigation pumping plant evaluation  
WQT04 Regional weather networks for irrigation scheduling KS-WQT04 (PDF; 31 KB)
WQT05 Remote monitoring and notification of irrigation pumping plant operation  

Special Projects
Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
FPP02 On Farm Pilot Project  
FRD01 On Farm Research and Demonstration  
CCR99 Resource-Conserving Crop Rotation KS-CCR99 (PDF; 29 KB)

Job Sheet Enhancement Name Kansas Supplement
BCR01 Cropland Enhancement Bundle  
BCR02 Cropland Enhancement Bundle  
BCR03 Cropland Enhancement Bundle  
BFO01 Forest Enhancement Bundle  
BFO02 Forest Enhancement Bundle  
BPA01 Pasture Enhancement Bundle  
BRA01 Range Enhancement Bundle